Mumbai: In one more jolt to former Maharashtra chief minister and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, his nephew Nihar Thackeray has reportedly joined the insurgent Sena camp led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde. In line with stories, Nihar met Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Friday and prolonged his assist to the latter.
It could be recalled that Nihar Thackeray is the son of late Bindumadhav Thackeray, the eldest son of Sena founder Bal Thackeray.
An announcement from Shinde’s workplace launched after the assembly mentioned Nihar Thackeray will begin his political journey below the CM’s management. Nihar Thackeray, who has stayed away from politics all this whereas, is married to the daughter of BJP chief and former state minister Harshvardhan Patil.
वंदनीय हिंदुहृदयसम्राट शिवसेनाप्रमुख बाळासाहेब ठाकरे यांचे नातू व बिंदूमाधव ठाकरे यांचे सुपुत्र निहार ठाकरे यांनी आज भेट घेऊन युती सरकारला समर्थन जाहीर केले. याप्रसंगी त्यांचे मनापासून स्वागत करित भावी सामाजिक व राजकीय कारकिर्दीकरिता शुभेच्छा दिल्या.#NiharBindumadhavThackeray pic.twitter.com/2Li3q70w8A
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This comes days after late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray’s daughter-in-law and movie producer Smita Thackeray met with Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, triggering intense hypothesis that the interior celebration feud has now reached the doorways of Maharashtra’s strongest household.
Rejecting speculations, nonetheless, Smita Thackeray mentioned that it was a courtesy go to since Shinde is an “old-timer” and a Shivsanik. Smita Thackeray turned the primary member of the Thackeray clan to brazenly meet Shinde, whose rebel towards Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with 39 MLAs led to the collapse of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities final month.
When requested concerning the rebel in Shiv Sena, Smita mentioned she knew nothing about it as she is a social employee and never into politics.
“I’m not into politics. I do know nothing about it,” mentioned Smita, a robust determine in Shiv Sena throughout 1995-99. Smita, who was married to Jaidev Thackeray, elder son of Bal Thackeray, was as soon as very near Bala Saheb and wielded loads of political affect on the celebration and Maharashtra politics.
The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities collapsed final month apparently as a consequence of Shinde’s rebel towards Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with 39 celebration MLAs. Whereas the Uddhav camp has accused the Shinde-led group of betrayal, the latter mentioned that the rebels have been being insulted by these near Uddhav and so they got here collectively to avoid wasting the legacy of late Bal Thackeray and proceed their struggle for ”Hindutva.”
The Shiv Sena cut up final month when greater than two-thirds of the celebration’s MLAs withdrew their assist from the Maharashtra authorities led by Uddhav Thackeray, throwing their lot with Shinde. Shinde was sworn in because the Maharashtra chief minister on June 30 with the assist of the BJP.